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LARKIN, Philip.

Rare books by Philip Larkin, including first edition & signed first edition copies of The Whitsun Weddings and High Windows. 

Philip Larkin (1922–1985) was one of Britain’s best loved poets and the author of The Whitsun Weddings. As an Oxford undergraduate his poetry was featured in two anthologies: Oxford Poetry 1942–43 andPoetry from Oxford in Wartime (1945). Larkin’s first two books were The North Ship, a poetry collection published in 1945, and Jill, a novel published the following year. Both were brought out by the Fortune Press and are now rare in the dust jackets.

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  1. Jill.
    First edition, first impression, first-issue binding. The Clodd copy of Larkin's first novel. Several binding variants are recorded for this edition: the present one has primacy. The ghosting to the endpapers from the dust jacket is commensurate with the price-clipping, indicating that if the jacket was supplied from another... Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 33321

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  2. A Girl in Winter. A Novel.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 63848

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  3. Jill. A Novel.
    Presentation copy of the second edition, inscribed by Larkin "To John Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 84184

    signed

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